Derick Broekhuizen

1999Company founded by Derick Broekhuizen - Broekhuizen Motors & Engineering (100m² workshop).

2000Relocated to larger premises of 180m² and incorporated 2 x Mechanical C-Frame presses of 60T.

2001Installed a 100T Mechanical C-Frame press. Changed name to Broekhuizen Metal Pressings cc.

2002Relocated to a larger factory and purchased premises of 750m². Installed additional 3 x Mechanical C-Frame presses up to 100T.

2003Designed and copyrighted gutter products for the gutter industry.

2004Extended factory facility to 1460m². Installation of new computer systems. Broekhuizen Gutter Supplies was founded.

2005Acquired all filter press work from Donaldson Filtration Systems (Pty) Ltd. Installation of 7 x Four Pillar Deep Drawing Hydraulic presses up to 120T and 2 x 100T C-Frame presses.

2006Installation of 150T H-Frame Deep Drawing press. Broekhuizen Gutter Supplies cc was registered.

2007Awarded ISO 9001 - 2008 Quality Management System Certificate. Became a (Pty) Ltd. Broekhuizen Gutter Supplies cc was sold to Hulamin Limited.

2008Purchased extended factory facility. The Broekhuizen Building and grounds now cover 3000m², with 2500m² being factory space. Further installation of 8 x Mechanical C-Frame presses up to 125T and incorporated roll feed manufacturing facilities.

2009Introduced new CNC Milling/Turning division.

2010Broekhuizen Lasercut (Pty) Ltd founded by Derick Broekhuizen.

2011New 300T Hydraulic Deep Draw Press was installed for Broekhuizen Metal Pressings (Pty) Ltd. Following the introduction of our CNC Milling/Turning division in 2009, Broekhuizen Precision Engineering cc was launched and our second CNC centre was purchased. Broekhuizen Steel Carriers (Pty) Ltd founded by Derick Broekhuizen. The first customised Freightliner Argosy 620hp and Fruehauf Tautliner were purchased.

2012More equipment was installed including a new 160T Hydraulic Deep Draw Press and a new Trumpf Trubend 3120 Bending Machine with full 3D development software. Our 2nd customised Freightliner Truck and Tautliner joined our fleet.

2013Press capacity increased with new 25T and 40T Mechanical C-Frame presses. Our fleet increased with a 3rd new customised Freightliner and Tautliner. Broekhuizen Lasercut (Pty) Ltd was sold to Acepak (Pty) Ltd.

2014A new building and grounds totalling 1000m² purchased for Broekhuizen Bulk Carriers. Our fleet expanded with 4 new customised Rigs, taking the total to 7.

2015Broekhuizen Bulk Carriers' Fleet has grown to 10 customised Truck and Tautliner combinations.